Kudia River (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (45.9° N, 137.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 135.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified shale and diatomite

• Cockerell says that lithology is very similar to Florissant except breaks more irregularly

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by T. D. A. Cockerell

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1925. Tertiary insects from Kudia River, Maritime Province, Siberia. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 68(5):1-16 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113705: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.08.2011, edited by Amy Delelli and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Insecta
 Hemiptera - Cixiidae
Mundopoides cisthenaria n. gen. n. sp.
Mundopoides cisthenaria n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1925 cixiid planthopper
USNM 69613
 Hemiptera - Cicadellidae
Lavrushinia elegantula n. gen. n. sp.
Lavrushinia elegantula n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1925 leafhopper
USNM 69605
 Hemiptera - Aphrophoridae
Aphrophora protocalla n. sp. Cockerell 1925 spittle bug
USNM 69603
? Philagra kudiana n. sp. Cockerell 1925 froghopper
USNM 69602
 Hemiptera - Cercopidae
Megacercopis optima n. gen. n. sp., Cercopis amaguensis n. sp.2
Megacercopis optima n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1925 froghopper
USNM 69604
Cercopis amaguensis n. sp.2 Cockerell 1927 froghopper
BMNH
 Hemiptera - Pentatomidae
Pentatomites sibiricus n. sp.1 Cockerell 1926 stink bug
BMNH
 Orthoptera - Acrididae
Tryxalis kudiana n. sp.3 Cockerell 1927 short-horned grasshopper
BMNH In 26942
 Hymenoptera - Megachilidae
Megachile amaguensis n. sp. Cockerell 1925 mason bee
USNM 69601
 Coleoptera - Buprestidae
"Buprestites kudiensis n. sp." = Buprestis kudiensis1
"Buprestites kudiensis n. sp." = Buprestis kudiensis1 Cockerell 1926 jewel beetle
BMNH
 Coleoptera - Throscidae
? Throscus peritulus n. sp. Cockerell 1925 beetle
USNM 69600
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
Anthonomus amaguensis n. sp., "Cleonus shareipoffi n. sp." = Curculionites shareipoffi
Anthonomus amaguensis n. sp. Cockerell 1925 snout beetle
USNM 69612
"Cleonus shareipoffi n. sp." = Curculionites shareipoffi Cockerell 1925 snout beetle
USNM 69598
 Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae
Melolonthites interemtus n. sp.1 Cockerell 1926 scarab beetle
BMNH
 Coleoptera - Carabidae
? Patrobus kudiensis n. sp. Cockerell 1925 ground beetle
USNM 69597
 Diptera - Bibionidae
Plecia amagua n. sp. Cockerell 1925 love bug
USNM 69606
Plecia obsitula n. sp. Cockerell 1925 love bug
USNM 69611
Plecia kuznetzovi n. sp. Cockerell 1925 love bug
USNM 69610
Plecia kudiella n. sp. Cockerell 1925 love bug
USNM 69607
Plecia refracta n. sp. Cockerell 1925 love bug
USNM 69608
Plecia redempta n. sp. Cockerell 1925 love bug
USNM 69609
 Trichoptera - Phryganeidae
Amagupsyche perlata n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1925 large caddisfly
USNM 69594
Phryganea lavrushini n. sp. Cockerell 1925 large caddisfly
USNM 69593 (A.I. Lavrushin, 1923)
 Trichoptera - Limnephilidae
Indusia sequoiae n. sp. Cockerell 1925 caddisfly
USNM 69595
Indusia comminuta n. sp. Cockerell 1925 caddisfly
USNM 69599; abundant
Limnephilus recultus n. sp. Cockerell 1925 caddisfly
USNM 69596
Limnephilus kudiensis n. sp.1 Cockerell 1926 caddisfly
BMNH
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 pine
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Glyptostrobus europaeus Unger 1850 Chinese swamp cypress
Sequoia sp. Endlicher 1847 coast redwood
Magnoliopsida
 Fagales - Betulaceae